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Lijo Jose Pellissery’s ‘Churuli’, On SonyLIV, Is A Confounding Maze Where Amorality Is Paradise

It feels like the intent of the film is to leave us inside its maze-like structure without a chance to…

Best Performances Of July 2021

From Nimisha Sajayan in Malik to Vikrant Massey in Haseen Dillruba, here is a list of exceptional performances this month,…

Malik: About And Against Oppression, Both Systemic And Systematic

Even though the film is an understated version of the benevolent crime lord's rise and fall, the overall treatment and…

Why Fahadh Faasil Is Not Convincing As The Older Suleiman Ali In Malik

There is no obvious fatigue that comes with age in Ali Ikka’s body language, no visible markers of ageing

Malik: When Power, Politics And Relationships Intersect

Malik is more than just an epic crime film. It is a story of friendships turned sour, of greed and…

Malik, On Amazon Prime Video, Examines The Tragic Interplay Of Religion And Violence

Fahadh Faasil combines delicate melancholy with majesty and becomes, in every way, a malik

IFF Kerala 2021: Lijo Jose Pellissery’s Churuli Makes Us Walk The Tightrope Between Mind-blown And Mind-fucked

Usually films come full-circle. But here, it's like a hypnotist's wheel. From the centre-point of the inciting incident, the narrative…

Malayalam Actors Who Finally Escaped Stereotyping: Indrajith, Soubin Shahir, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Joju George…

Kumbalangi Nights, Android Kunjappan Version 5.25, Sudani From Nigeria, etc are films that benefited from a star cast who blurred…

Churuli Trailer Talk: Lijo Jose Pellissery’s New Film Looks Hypnotic And Mysterious

Like the trailer of Super Deluxe, the voiceover narrating an ancient tale is being used to tell a story set…